Social enterprise is an emerging force in Pakistan

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

New social start ups tackling water, energy and construction challenges in Pakistan hope to help break the country’s reliance on aid

The term social enterprise may be relatively new in Pakistan but it is gaining popularity in its areas of development.

While it may be an unfamiliar concept for many engaged in local grassroots businesses they can nevertheless see the potential of engaging in ventures which have a social impact.

According to the Opportunity Pakistan Report – produced by i-genius, an initiative supporting social entrepreneurs worldwide – despite the country’s social and political unrest, it offers opportunities for investment and innovation.

Source: The Guardian (link opens in a new window)

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Entrepreneurship, Impact Assessment
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Base of the Pyramid, social entrepreneurship, social impact, startup